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Sunday, March 30, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

In evening Gen. McClellan visits President preparatory to sailing down Potomac to begin campaign. Hay, Letters and Diary.

Lincoln writes a letter introducing Superintendent of U.S. Army nurses Dorothea L. Dix to the Medical Director of the Military Hospital at Winchester, Virginia. Lincoln requests, "Please receive her kindly, and avail yourself of her services among the sick and wounded soldiers." Letter of Introduction for Dorothea L. Dix, 30 March 1862, CW, 10:127-128.